Subject: Are longer half lifes truely more dangerous than shorter half lifes?
Date: Wed Jul 12 00:08:00 2006
Posted by Gregg
Grade level: nonaligned
City: Seattle State/Province: Washington
Country: United States of America
Area of science: Physics
If two 200 atom blocks of radioactive material were decaying, one with a half
life of 30 minutes and the other of 100 days; I would have to avoid all
those "bullets" for 30 minutes from the first because it is so "hot" but could
easily avoid one a day from the second. The shorter half life seems more
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